The Scorch Trials Themes & Motifs

James Dashner
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Friendship

Friendship is a dominant theme of James Dashner's novel "The Scorch Trials." Friendship, which includes mutual feelings of affection, loyalty, concern, and compassion between one or more individuals, is shown among Thomas and those around him in various ways.

Despite the horrible circumstances WICKED has forced Thomas, Minho, Newt, and the others to contend with, they look at one another as more than just fellow test subjects. They look at one another as human beings. Friendship develops quickly between Thomas and Minho, though they never speak openly about it. Indeed, their reliance on one another has more to do than with just surviving the Maze, and later the Scorch Trials. They have come to trust one another to the point that they take one another into each others' confidences. Indeed, when Teresa betrays Thomas, it is Minho and Newt who step in to protect and look...

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